A Little Elf founder Karen Koedding has regularly been asked to contribute her extensive experience and knowledge to several organising, interior design, and financial magazines and books throughout Australia and the USA.
Karen is available for interviews on any organizing topics including declutter, organising, moving house, corporate office moves, time management, and event planning. She is also available to represent your company as a product spokeswoman.
As an international Professional Organizer and Australia's first Certified Professional Organiser, she has been sought after for her expertise and has been the major prize in several national makeover competitions. She's been interviewed for print articles and published books. Karen is an international speaker with several public and industry conference appearances.
Discover some of Karen’s expertise in the Australian and International media:
2013 Organising Australia Conference, Wollongong, Canberra, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, and Sydney, NSW, Australia. Karen created and presented this conference with a colleague. The conference featured Karen, her colleague Sarah, and as a keynote, Dorothy Breininger from the USA television show "Hoarders". The conference was sponsored by Foxtel's bio. channel, and Marbig office supplies.
2012 Officeworks, Glebe, NSW, Australia - "Big Spring Clean" in-store organising seminar. Filmed for Officeworks' blog. Click here and here to watch the videos.
2012 Organising Australia Conference, Melbourne and Sydney, NSW, Australia. Karen created and presented this conference with a colleague. The conference featured Karen, her colleague Sarah, and as a keynote, Dorothy Breininger from the USA television show "Hoarders". The conference was sponsored by Foxtel's bio. channel, Marbig office supplies, and Smart Supplies office supply store.
2012 AAPO Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia - expert panelist on the "Ask the Organiser" Panel.
2011 NSW MicroBiz Week Mumpreneur Event "How to Get Ahead in Business", Sydney, NSW, Australia - Karen presented on time management for mumpreneurs and was an expert on the panel of speakers. Julia Bickerstaff from the tv show "Kochie's Business Builders" was the keynote speaker and MC.
2011 NAPO Conference, San Diego, CA, USA – expert panelist on the “Golden Circle Ask the Organizer” Panel, with more than 800 audience members.
2009 AAPO Conference, Brisbane, QLD, Australia – expert panelist on the “Ask the Organiser” Panel.
2008 AAPO Conference, Sydney, NSW, Australia – expert panelist on the “Ask the Organiser” Panel plus a separate session presented by Karen on Ethics in the Professional Organising industry.
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Officeworks - Home Consultations
2012 - The first 10 attendees to sign up for Karen's presentation at Officeworks (see above) won a free in-person consultation with Karen to discuss their organising issues and plans.
Canon - Office Makeover
2012 - Karen was sent by Canon Australia to Brisbane, QLD, Australia to makeover the home office of a busy couple. They decluttered and organised, and are once again super productive.
Marbig - Office Makeover
2013, 2010 and 2009 - Karen has three times been the major prize for Australia’s office supplies giant, Marbig. Karen transformed the messiest offices in Australia into a space of productivity and order.
Howards Storage World – Wardrobe Makeover
2010 - Karen was the major prize along with an ‘elfa’ wardrobe system. Karen worked with 4 winners across Australia to transform and organise their wardrobes into functional, clutter-free spaces.
TV (Australia): ''A Current Affair''
2013 - Karen was selected to organise a family home for a feature on Australian television.
TV (Australia): Peter Walsh
2009 - Karen was selected to work with internationally renowned professional organiser Peter Walsh to organise a home for a feature on Australian television.
Radio (Australia): BondiFM, Corby's Table radio show
2009-2012 - Karen has been a guest on Corby's radio show 3 times discussing organising strategies.
Book (USA): "Stuff Your Face or Face Your Stuff" by D. Breininger
2013 - Karen was a contributing author to this book, detailing her personal decluttering experience throughout her life. Author Dorothy Breininger is best known as an organizing expert on the hit show "Hoarders"®, and has been featured on "Today", "Dr Phil" and "The View". The book chronicles the transformative stories of Dorothy's clients along with how she won the battle of the bulge by applying principles of organization to her struggle.
Book (USA): “[the nest] Home Design Handbook” by C. Roney
2008 - Karen’s was credited as an expert in this book for her insight and knowledge.Author Carley Roney is at the helm of the one of the world’s favourite wedding and lifestyle websites which has been featured on “Oprah”, “Today”, and “The View”. The book includes ideas on simple ways to decorate, organize, and personalize your place.
Book (USA): “The Busy Mom’s Christmas Organizer” by T. Fiorani
2005 - Karen was asked to contribute several organising hints and tips for this popular book.
Online Article (Australia): ''Clever Tricks From Organisation Experts To Make Life's Chores Way Less Painful"
2016 - Karen was featured in a Huffington Post article on ways to make chores easier.
Online Article (Australia): ''Daily Life"
2014 - Karen was featured in an article on adults who can't seem to let go of their teenage trinkets and leave it stored with their parents.
Online Article (Australia): "Calling in the Organisers to Arrange a Chaotic Life"
2013 - Karen was featured in an article about professional organising. She provided several tips for getting organised.
Online Article: "3 Tips for Entrepreneurs to Stay Healthy"
2012 - Karen was asked to contribute several organising tips for entrepreneurs to stay healthy.
Magazine (Australia): "NETT"
2013 - Karen provided advice on "Hosting a Business Conference".
Magazine (Australia): "Giftrap"
2013 - Karen provided advice on how to organise paperwork.
Magazine (Australia): "Living Local"
2012 - Local guide for the north coast of Sydney, featured Karen's presentation at the Organising Australia Conference, page 65.
Magazine (Australia): "Smarter Business Ideas"
2011 - Telstra's business customers' magazine featured Karen and her tips for increasing productivity.
Magazine (Australia): "NETT"
2011 - Karen provided advice on the "Top 5 Financial Mistakes Startups Make".
Magazine (Australia): “Money”
2010 and 2008 - Best-selling Australian Money magazine has called on Karen several times to share her expertise on "High-tech clutter" (electronic equipment) and "Money from Space" (decluttering in order to rent out space in your home).
Magazine (Australia): “Canberra City Times”
2010 - Karen was featured in an article on decluttering and organising your wardrobe.
Magazine (Australia): “InPlace”
2010 - Howards Storage World’s magazine profiled Karen and her tips for decluttering a wardrobe.
Newspaper (Australia): "The Age"
2011 - Karen provides tips for organising the pantry.